Solomons, MD 20688 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20688: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Solomons, MD 20688

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 185
  • Single Family Addresses: 180
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 523
  • County: Calvert County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.338, Longitude -76.463
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Solomons, MD 20688 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,711
Population in Households 1,645
Population in Familes 1,190
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 1,345
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 510
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 578 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 376 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $437,815
Average Home Value $516,263


Median Household Income $78,225
Average Household Income $105,234
Per Capita Income $60,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.0%
Households 0.9% 0.97%
Families 0.84% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Solomons, MD 20688 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20688 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 323 29th
Population Density1 # 140 70th
Diversity Index2 # 272 40th
Median Household Income # 216 53rd
Per Capita Income # 32 93rd

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